Betong Airport in Betong district, Yala province, will be open in June 2020, which will facilitate travel to and from the southern border provinces and boost the local economy and tourism.
Betong district in Yala province is preparing to organize "Thai Fight Betong,” a major Muay Thai, or Thai kickboxing, event, with the participation of both local and international competitors.
Secretary-General of the Southern Border Provinces Administrative Center (SBPAC) Rear Admiral Somkiat Pholprayoon believes that the "seamless development” strategy adopted by SBPAC will help tackle problems in the deep South on a sustainable basis.
Construction of the longest skywalk in Asia is now underway in Aiyoe Weng subdistrict, Betong district, the southern border province of Yala. The skywalk will take visitors to appreciate the beautiful scenery of Betong, especially the Aiyoe Weng fantastic sea of clouds.
The Southern Border Provinces Administrative Center (SBPAC) is preparing to establish a "One Start One Stop Investment Center,” known in short as OSOS, to offer comprehensive services for investors interested in investing in the southern border provinces.
Thai-Muslim women of the southern province of Yala have continued the tradition of “Bungah Sireh”, a type of flower arrangement, engaging in a competition to find the most beautiful creation.
Recognized as the "king of tropical fruits,” durian is flooding the market in Thailand during this time of the year. The southern border province of Yala is known for its durian of good quality. A target has been set to develop Yala into a durian city.
Bird lovers in the southernmost province of Yala have put together an outdoor bird display to enliven weekend activities for children.
The Office of the Judiciary has brought youth from Southern border provinces to observe the court’s judicial procedures as part of the Belia Thai Sejiwa Sehati campaign, informing them on their rights and duties as youths according to the law.
The Thai southern province of Yala is hosting a cultural market in a bid to raise youngsters’ awareness of Thailand's cultural heritage.
Each year Thailand's Yala province holds the ASEAN Ground Barred Dove Festival as its major cultural event, which attracts a great number of visitors, not only from various parts of Thailand but also from other ASEAN countries.
Thai government will add 4.4 billion THB, or US$121.5 million, into the 2016 budget for its security forces to stamp out separatist groups in southern Muslim-majority provinces as the conflict enters its 13th years.
A Thai woman suspected of having contracted Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) virus has been hospitalised after returning from her pilgrimage to Mecca, Saudi Arabia.